Category Archives: DIY/Maker

New Year Calls For New Pillows!

New year, new pillows! And from my experience, you can never have too many pillows…  I would like to share the amazing pillows cases I found at Thrift Town months ago that I am just now stuffing! When I first found these pillow Read More →

Galvanized Rose Gold Flower Buckets = Great Style

Posted on by ashley | diy-maker

Rose gold is trending this year. A $10 can of rose gold paint can update your knicks and knacks from around the house (or from Thrift Town) in an instant! I created these striped flower buckets by partially taping off the surface to Read More →

Chalk Painted Holiday Trays

REPEAT AFTER ME. PRIME BEFORE CHALK PAINTING SILVER. Chalk paint is a darling of crafters and makers because it’s generally self priming. With chalk paint you can USUALLY skip the step of priming which is glorious! However, when painting silver plate, you NEED Read More →

2017 #ThriftTownHallowGreen Contest Winners Announced!

Posted on by ashley | diy-maker | halloween

We LOVE all the cuteness, the creativity, and the gore that gets packed into decorating and dressing for Halloween. Every year we run a Halloween contest, and every year, Thrift Town customers do not disappoint! We had so many great entries this year Read More →

Weird Science. Silver Polishing Experiment and Results.

  Thrift stores have all sorts of silver and silver plate items for sale at bargain prices, but they usually make their way to the store in sorry, yet fixable, condition like mine. I recently inherited several silver pieces that were looking pretty Read More →

Fun and Fabulous DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Posted on by ashley | diy-maker | halloween

Thank you Good Day Sacramento for letting us feature some great DIY costumes and for having a whole lot of fun. Of course, we feature a spot on costume from Stranger Things among other popular costumes this year like Mermaids, and Giraffes. Take Read More →

LITTLE BLACK DRESS: THE VEST SUMMER IDEA

Posted on by Kari | diy-maker | thrift-fashion

IT’S HOT. I get it. And the last thing you want to wear is something black, or layers, cause those things are meant for fall and winter. But hear me out — you just need one easypeasy black t-shirt dress and you have Read More →

LITTLE BLACK DRESS: THE VEST SUMMER IDEA

Posted on by Kari | diy-maker | thrift-fashion

IT’S HOT. I get it. And the last thing you want to wear is something black, or layers, cause those things are meant for fall and winter. But hear me out — you just need one easypeasy black t-shirt dress and you have Read More →

Mad for Mod! REAL Mid Century Modern Finds

Mid century modern is everywhere and it’s HOT. HOT. HOT! The c  lean lines and simplicity of furniture built in the middle of the 20th century (1933-1965) give off a certain vibe that is fun, fresh and uncomplicated. It’s been the darling of decorating shows and Read More →

Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on by Kari | diy-maker

You’ve only got a couple more days to have the perfect Mother’s Day gift for that amazing mom of yours. Here’s some easy thrifty DIY ideas to get you on the right track! Read More →